Hunter Stiebel
Pasadena, CA
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Hunter Stiebel

Hunter S.

Pasadena, CA
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Levels taught:
Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
As a working actor on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Superstore, E.R., The Thundermans, Fresh Off The Boat and many more, there are few things I love as much as assisting students in making breakthroughs and discoveries. Over the past 15 years I have worked with clients from Tony Award winning theaters to high-school applicants. With proven strategies we will fling fears out the window and build our confidence. We'll pump up our presentation muscles to be heard, take focus, and fill a room no matter the size.

About Hunter S.

From numerous TV shows like Superstore, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Fresh Off The Boat, E.R., The Thundermans, Lady Dynamite, Happy Endings and Henry Danger, to theater at The Tony Award winning Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago Shakespeare, National Playwrights Conference and numerous others, my 20 year acting career has taught me many lessons to share. As a working writer/director, this has only grown.

I love teaching. There are few things as rewarding as being a part of a student's development and their personal victories. Many of my students have achieved notable representation and consistently work. Other students are simply pursuing acting for the joy of it or a tool to gain confidence. Whether it's audition prep or personal development, if you bring the drive, I promise to get you to your goals ... oh, and we'll have a lot of fun on the way. After all, it's called a "play" for a reason.


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24 Reviews
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I booked Hunter last-minute for help with a big audition, and I'm so glad I did. He was able to hone in on my strengths and give clarity to the script. While I didn't book the part, I did get a call-back, which was a pretty big deal for me. Totally recommend him if you want to up your game.

Posted Mar 18, 2020
Kenya G.
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he's nice fun and very good at teaching acting and doing acting.

Posted Aug 28, 2018
Timothy Robinson
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Patient, kind and talented . Highly recommended !

Posted Jul 14, 2018
Kenya G.
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nice and fun

Posted Oct 10, 2017
Kenya G.
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he is nice and fun

Posted Sep 12, 2017
Kenya G.
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he is fun and really nice

Posted Sep 5, 2017
Kenya G.
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Posted Aug 22, 2017
Carolina N.
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I've been doing classes with Hunter for a month now, I have to say he's awesome. He definitely makes sure you are comfortable and he helps you with positive feedback. He's really good at helping you improve in your weak points as well!

Posted May 10, 2017
Timothy Robinson
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So far so great

Posted Mar 23, 2017
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Posted Feb 28, 2017
Chris S.
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Amazing lesson! This helped so much! Great coach!

Posted Feb 15, 2017
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Fantastic experience! We engaged Hunter to help our son prepare for a school presentation and he exceeded our expectations. Highly recommended!

Posted Feb 2, 2017
Chris S.
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Great lesson, helped a lot!!

Posted Feb 1, 2017
Elizabeth M.
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The lesson was loads of fun. :) I felt a lot more comfortable with it than I thought I would.

Posted Jan 30, 2017
Chris S.
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Great Lesson!

Posted Jan 23, 2017
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Hunter was fantastic, he really helped me understand the thought process of going from scratch to building full scenes and also helped me get over my fear of doing improv in a class full of people with the preparation I now have. I would gladly recommend anyone I know who's interested in classes to work with Hunter!

Posted Jan 10, 2017
Kenya G.
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Posted Dec 13, 2016
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Great lesson. My 11 year old learned so much!

Posted Oct 10, 2016
Holly Constant
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Hunter is really great at communicating and directing a scene to make it better. It's always an interesting direction and makes the scene more real and fun. His calm attitude and teaching style creates a positive environment to learn and succeed and most importantly have fun.

Posted Aug 11, 2016
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Hunter has been incredible at helping me prep for auditions! Over and over, he has helped me find that personal connection to the character, while making strong choices. Working with him has made me so much better at auditioning. He always gets me out of my head and reminds me why I love acting.

Posted Aug 1, 2016
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Hunter is an exubrant, involved coach that knows how to get the best out of his students. His fun, out-of-the-box approach to acting is grounded in classical methods. His guidance is practical, understandable and useful.

Posted Aug 1, 2016
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Hunter is a fantastic instructor! He gives you the tools you need to really explore your character and bring out the best in a scene. Very positive and constructive feedback!

Posted Jul 31, 2016
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Hunter is a great acting instructor. He is very kind, supportive, and provides honest feedback. I would definetely recommend him to those who wish to improve their acting skills!

Posted Jul 31, 2016

Great teacher! Very knowledgeable, talented, and patient! There's a lot to learn from Hunter!

Posted Jul 30, 2016

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Samsung - "The Notch Guy"
Sep 2017 - Present

Numerous National Commercials

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Aug 2015 - Present

CW Television

Jan 2012 - Present

various films

writer/director of various films on the festival circuit and commercial arena.

The Thundermans
Jan 2017 - Jan 2017

Nickelodeon Television

Lady Dynamite
May 2016 - May 2016


Fresh Off The Boat
Apr 2016 - Apr 2016

ABC Television

Henry Danger
Nov 2015 - Jan 2016


Finding Carter
May 2014 - Jan 2015

MTV Networks

Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, National Playrights Conf.
Aug 2001 - Jan 2015

And many other internationaly recognized theaters


UCB Improv Comedy Program Graduate
Jan 2009 - Jun 2011

The Upright Citizens Brigade

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting with Theater Studies
Sep 1998 - May 2001

Meadows School of the Arts at SMU


California Child Performer Services Permit
Jul 2012

California Department of Industrial Relations

As of 2012, this is a required permit to work with child performers. It includes fingerprinting with extensive background check.


Sep 2006
SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York, and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond.
Actors' Equity Association
Sep 2002
Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 49,000 Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society.

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